Division News

Amy Swan — patient and kind-spirited

December 8th, 2017

Amy Swan is a grade 3 teacher at École Barrhead Elementary School.  Amy is a caring, nurturing, and patient teacher.  She strives to get to know her students, their interests and the qualities that make each one special.  Amy’s classroom is a safe and friendly environment in which students can grow in, engage in, and […]

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Barrhead Boys win Gold!

December 6th, 2017

Congratulations to the Barrhead Composite High School Sr. Boys Gryphons volleyball team for winning gold at the 3A Provincials in Strathmore on November 23-25. In round robin play the team won 3 out of 5 matches, enough to advance to the playoff round where they won their next two matches. In the gold medal match, […]

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Tanya Cole has a passion for teaching

December 1st, 2017

Tanya Cole is a teacher at Vista Virtual school and her passion for teaching is evident every time she interacts with her students. She supports her students in ways that best meet their needs by first making the effort to get to know their individual circumstances. She is a kind, calm, patient and professional educator.  […]

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Board approves financial and education reports

December 1st, 2017

At their Nov 29 meeting, the school board approved the division’s Audited Financial Statements: PHPS reported an operating deficit of $567,640 ADLC reported an operating deficit of $11,279 The board also approved the division’s Education Plan and Annual Education Results Report, and ratified a two-year CUPE agreement with the Westlock Ward bus drivers and shop staff. […]

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Find out what staff will be learning on PD day

November 17th, 2017

There is no school for students on Monday, November 20, however our teachers and school staff will be busy at the division professional development day. All teachers and program assistants will work through the same kinds of sessions, focusing on three areas: Literacy, Numeracy and Treaties. Goals for staff learning about Literacy and Numeracy include: […]

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Stand up against bullying

November 16th, 2017

November 12-18 is Bullying Awareness Week. This provincial initiative strives to promote bullying awareness and positivity. Show your support by posting a message on social media using the hashtag #StandUpAB. Thursday November 16 – Where do you go for information and help? Friday November 17 – What initiatives help to prevent bullying in your communities and schools? […]

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